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74 degrees at the airport and the humidity in the 80% range. the dew points to continue to climb. feeling like the upper 90's. a mixture of sun and clouds. may be an isolated thunderstorm later today. we will continue to detail that. let's have to traffic with sarah -- let's head to traffic. >> we have an accident at the patapsco river bridge involving a tractor-trailer. be careful westbound on 70. 97 looking good. on the eastern shore, we had an earlier accident at 50 and 404, trevor lights are out. 11 minutes on the outer loop
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northeast side and the west side. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 down towards 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. you can see where the traffic lights are out at 50 and 404. so far so good getting through that intersection. this is the north side at york road. problem free on the entire beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> nearly two dozen families were displaced after a fire. >> it happened early sunday morning in randallstown. kim dacey is live with the very latest. >> good morning. firefighters say there were working smoke alarms in the building. there were no injuries associated with the fire. the blaze started early sunday morning in randallstown.
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the video shows the magnitude of what firefighters were facing in the fire. about 100 responded to the scene and it took them an hour and a half to get the fire under control. fire officials think it may have started in the third floor unit and destroying 24 apartment units. >> the fire was contained to that apartment and the attic area. a lot of water damage. residents were displaced because of water damage. >> officials are not sure how many people were displaced. the red cross is working to get those folks a temporary place to stay. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> hours before those flames, baltimore county fire crews responded to a fire.
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the shames were shooting out of a home undergoing renovations on gettysburg avenue. it spread to a nearby wooded area. they are still trying to determine the cause. crews will resume their search for a missing boater. the search was turned over to the coast guard. a boating accident happened on sunday night. >> police have found a getaway car last night in columbia. investigators say tuan minh pham got into a fight with a man outside. he chased the man into the salon and open fire. a female victim had a protective order against pham.
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he is wanted for attempted murder. a police officer is on administrative leave after shooting an unarmed man. police say devonte bowman outside a 7-eleven start with a gun. officers responded to the scene. one of the officers fired his gun, killing devonte bowman. police arrest three attempted murder suspects after shooting a suspect in baltimore county. officials investigating a police-involved shooting in reisterstown. police say a man attacked them with a sword. police then arrested three suspects. there were involved in an incident when a boy was taken to a field and shot in the head.
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suspects are charged with attempted murder. >> work is scheduled to replace a large part of a water main in southwest baltimore. three sections need to be replaced. this main was flagged with a potential for failure. some residents may notice a slight decrease in their water pressure. residents are urged to conserve water as much as possible during the repairs. the orioles will start a series with minnesota. the tigers were in town over the weekend. justin verlander took to the mound for the tigers. he struck out eight.
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the orioles lost 4-0. keith mills will have more coming up later in sports. how do you see the second half of the season playing out for the orioles? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> 75 degrees on tv hill. president obama and mitt romney continue their campaigns today. >> the search is on for a new president at florida a&m university. >> this is the beltway at bel air road. more on weathe
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>> welcome back. 5:09. we have a few clouds in the sky. it is a muggy starts today. we had seven decent rain pushed through last night. we can see the thunderstorms pushing through the wrath the evening hours. the airport itself only received about 0.6 of an inch yesterday. we're expecting to see dry conditions for the next couple of days. we are about an inch below normal for the entire month. hoping to get some better rain in the seven-day forecast
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and i will detail that in just a few minutes. >> the governing board of florida a&m university begins the search for a new school president. the former president resigned last week in the wake of a hazing death of a drum major. his parents filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the university. solyndra filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last year after receiving more than half a billion dollars in federal loan guarantees. has been criticized as an example of wasted funding. >> president obama heads to ohio today. mitt romney supporters agree
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there's a difference between the candidates. they say president obama is shifting the focus onto mitt romney's time and bain capital. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. how to manage your social networks to impress your future boss. >> a couple of early morning problems to watch for i your monday morning commute. an update
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. here's what you want to watch for. this is was about 70 at the patapsco river bridge. there is an accident that involves a tractor-trailer and eight diesel spill. watch for delays and possible lane closures. speeds around 64 on southbound 97 past 32. on the eastern shore, we continue to have problems with defective traffic light hist at 50 and 404. five minutes is your drive time on southbound 95 from the 895 split down to the fort mchenry. in a live speeds looking good. eight minutes on the inner loop
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from 795 over towards the 83's. here's a quick live look at traffic. you can see there are collins set up at 50 and 404 -- you can see there are cones set up at 50 and 404. and overnight tractor-trailer accident near the patapsco river bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we have on the marc trains brunswick line delay 870 running 10 to 12 minutes late. brunswick line is on a brand new schedule this morning. light rail and metro subway both on time this morning. i'm kurt kronke. now back to ava marie. >> thank you. we are starting off with mostly dry weather but you can feel the
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humidity in the air. some lights sprinkles in northern calvert county and passing over towards the bay. the radar is completely clear. the dew points are close to the temperature and maybe some fog and maybe some drizzle. it is a sticky pattern. if we see any precipitation, it will come in the form of thunderstorms towards the afternoon. we're seeing quite a bit of cloud from baltimore down to the south. a understorm cell passing through western pennsylvania. we could see some thunderstorms forming this afternoon. and there is instability. we're waiting for this pattern to change.
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a storm system from the west is stalling l. it could start to move and that's to be heading our way wednesday into thursday. then it becomes a lot more comfortable. mild and sticky. 75 in ocean city. look at that -- the dew point is 70 at bwi. the higher the number, the stickier if feels. we will factor this in today as far as the heat goes. it could start to feel close to 105 degrees in baltimore city. we're expecting a rise in the mid 90's. top off the humidity and it feels a few degrees higher. isolated thunderstorms are possible if this afternoon.
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we're mostly dry bank on tuesday with sunshine and high is up to 97. hot and humid weather continues through wednesday. temperatures drop tremendously this weekend. we could use the rain so we're hoping for that. >> if your kids are not quite thrilled with nature, some tips to keep them entertained this summer. bring a drug died so kids can see where they're going. pack a toy or a frisbee and bring plenty of water and energy snacks. bring light weight emerges to jackets for sudden down towards. sometimes it feels like you need a first-aid kit when you're going to the process of getting a new job.
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google yourself. managers, you want them to see positive posts. be knowledgeable of during potential interviews. it is that time of year we see more car ads on tv offering incredible deals. there's one that caught our eye. >> the chevy love it or return it guarantee. >> consumers can keep any new chevy up to 60 days to see how they liked it. you canu don't like it, bring back. >> no more than 4,000 miles on
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the odometer. it is a new way to deal with an annual issue. >> getting rid of inventory and bring in new inventory and something that occurs every summer. >> dealers do not want to lose momentum. >> it is a good time to start. deals would get better for the older model vehicles as the year goes on. average car driving around is over 10 years old. cars were built before ipods and iphones. >> she expect consumers will still be offered incentives like never before. >> we will take it. >> chris clackum, wbal-tv 11
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news. >> more americans are getting ready to take a family vacation. it could be easier to fix mistakes on your credit reports. >> and for more oversight of credit reporting companies and that includes the big three. consumers have been alerting the agencies of inaccuracies on their credit reports. it has been difficult to get those errors fixed. it is a new trading week. a closer look at financial results from citigroup this morning when reports just a few hours from now. stock index futures indicating a little bit lower open. stocks rallied big-time on friday.
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jpmorgan chase said they are likely to have record earnings. the bidding war over human genome is heating up. blacks goat smithkline -black- smithkline hasace smithkli raised their offer. people are choosing to take more trips with their kids and grandparents. that is your latest look at business. reporting from bloomberg news for wbal-tv 11 news. >> the back-to-school season is right around the corner and
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deals on the ipad. >> apple does not issue sales or deep price discounts unless there's a new product replace sait. you can find a discount at target. >> thank you, deborah. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. the i-team continues its investigation into an alleged pill mill. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. how do you see the second half of the season playing out for the orioles? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> the i-team was there when a pain clinic was rateided. >> deborah weiner contributes the investigation. >> closed out by the owners and operators were indicted in may. stan the i-team began tracking the other side of the story, the medical professionals that work inside. >> it was a lucrative business. the pain clinic where prosecutors say doctors earned $1,200 a day and the clinic sought up to 80 patients a day who paid cash up front for treatment. since it was shut down, this physicians assistant who work there was ordered to surrender her medical license. the right to track down another person who used to work their and our conversation was brief. >> turn the cameras off.
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>> tonight a follow-up to the alleged pill mill case here in timonium. for the 11 news i-team, i am deborah weiner. >> 5:27. coming up in the next half-hour at -- >> the governor considers a special session for gambling. >> nearly two dozen families are displaced in randallstown after an apartment fire. >> battling over bain. the gop contender is firing back. >> some light sprinkles to the lower eastern shore. >> if you plan to travel long 70, we have a tractor-trailer accident. ♪
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. how can we expect to start the week off? >> hot and humid for the next couple of days. it was 80 on saturday. upper 90's for the next couple of days. 74 at the airport. withity -- we will stick the humidity for the next couple of days. temperatures closer to 98 degrees downtown. it doesn't feel too great out. it may be an isolated
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thunderstorm. >> we have an accident on 70 in the westbound direction. it was an overnight tractor- trailer accident. westbound 70 at the patapsco river bridge. you could see some delays. eastbound traffic is not affected. 50 at 404 on the eastern shore, traffic lights are on flash. five minutes on southbound 95 from the split to the fort mchenry. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is 50 at 404. traffic is getting by just fine. this is 83 and ruxton road. southbound traffic moving without delay all the way down to the city. no delays on the beltway. that is the latest on traffic
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pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. two dozen apartments are destroyed by a fire in randallstown. >> kim dacey is live with the very latest. good morning. >> good morning. firefighters say there were working smoke alarms in the building. there are no injuries associated with this fire. firefighters arrived early on sunday morning and were greeted by these flames. >> i was hoping nobody was in it because it was a blaze, and inferno. >> this video captures the magnitude of the fire that destroyed 24 apartment units. because of the fire is still under investigation. fire officials think it may have started in the third floor unit and spread to the addittic.
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>> the fire was contained to that apartment and to the attic area. a lot of water damage to the rest of the area. the residents were displaced due to the water damage. >> the fire men were spreading through, the roof was caving in. the fire was coming into the apartment complex. >> david was relieved that all of his neighbors alright. >> a wonderful ending. i know a lot of damage. it was bad. >> officials do not know how many residents were displaced. some of the apartments were vacant. the red cross is working to find those people temporary housing. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. julius henson is starting this week as a free man.
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he was released because of jail overcrowding and days off for good behavior. last month he was sentenced to 60 days for his role in the election day robocall. he petitioned the court to allow him to visit his elderly mother who has been treated at a baltimore hospital. police are trying to determine what determine a deadly weekend accident. police say marcell smith was driving south on 83 when his motorcycle hit a car. he was driving at high rate of speed. the driver of the car was not injured. >> there is a chance maryland lawmakers could meet again to discuss gambling in the state. the governor is scheduled to meet with the mayor today along with other local officials to
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talk about holding a special session. lawmakers have that difficulty on how to expand gambling in this state to include table games like blackjack. the deadline to pass legislation is august 30. president obama heads to ohio for a town hall to talk with voters why he is a better contender in i november. hallie jackson is live with our report. both sides are sharpening their message. >> president obama says americans have their right to know about mitt romney's business history. amber waves of
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grain ♪ >> if you want to claim baying campbell is recalling card to the white house, then explain what happened to those jobs that went overseas. >> his campaign is hammering mitt romney over mitt romney when jobs were shifted overseas. >> why don't you put the facts out there and let people decide. >> mitt romney is fighting back. >> whatever happens to hope? >> accusing the president of playing a small ball politics. but obama says his campaign will not apologize. >> we know this president will
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do anything to keep the highest office in the land. >> mitt romney has his own swing state stopped tomorrow. he will be in pennsylvania. >> any idea whether the attacks on mitt romney's record are working? >> they kind of seem to be. olls show mitt romney's negative ratings have gone up. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. keeping kids active is good for kids' health. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. how do you see the second half of the season playing out for the orioles? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> a bad accident on westbound 70. 70. we will check
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:40. 75 degrees outside. most of the clouds are east and south of the city. we are starting off with high humidity but not too much rain. we saw some thunderstorms yesterday across the mid atlantic. most of these terms passed north or south of baltimore. we have not caught up to much
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honor rainfall. we got about a 10th of an inch of rain yesterday. an inch below normal and 8 inches below normal for the entire year. we need some rain -- and an inch .elow normal for the entir >> we know that playing sports helps kids stay active. >> researchers surveyed nearly 2000 teenagers other sport participation. those who played on three of more sports teams were less likely to be overweight compared to teenagers that did not play sport. participating in physical education classes to not affect a child's obesity. >> it seems children who are
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obese are not prone to poor grades. a new study finds a genetic predisposition to obesity does not appear to affect exam scores. experts say other factors may be at play like whether kids are from a disadvantaged family. >> the orioles hope to take a series win against justin verlander. >> airlines are locked in a battle to get your business. >> shaping up to be a hot and stormy week. ava
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we have been tracking an accident and was down 70 at the patapsco river bridge. it is off to the shoulder. no lanes are closed. eastbound 70 looking good at the patapsco river bridge. 65 traveling southbound on 95 from white marsh down to the beltway. an easy ride on southbound 295 in anne arundel county. in queens and county, traffic lights are defective and non flash -- in queen anne's county. this is 50 at 404. utility trucks remain on the scene. be extra careful getting through that intersection. this is belair road to and from 95. the entire beltway running delay-free at this time. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. camden 841 with a delay. brunswick line is on a new schedule today. like route and metro subway on time. the 30 bus diverting at edmondson and swann. now back to ava marie. >> thank you. yesterday began the hot streak. we hit 96 at the airport. we start today at 75. 74 degrees at the airport. the inner harbor is not reporting right now. 67 is our normal low for this time of year. high temperature normally add 88. today we will vary on the upper side of that. we will see temperatures
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climbing into the afternoon. 75 in cambridge. always cooler in the mountains. 66 in frostburg and 66 in oakland. let's throw the dew point temperatures in. the dew point temperatures are already up near 70 degrees downtown. temperatures in the mid 70's across the lower eastern shore. we have to take that into account when we look at our temperatures of how it will feel today. we can see a few clouds mainly south of baltimore. we have some clouds moving through western pennsylvania with a small thunderstorm. not a lot of rain falling across the state. we have a boundary sitting across the east coast and this is acting like a front, allowing
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for some instability. things could be more active towards this afternoon. then we're waiting for a front to come in from the northwest. bring some cooler weather by the end of the week. this is the water vapor image that shows the atmosphere. that is allowing for the chance for a thunderstorm into the afternoon. we could get some clouds and so. un. it could be feeling as hot as 100 degrees. a heat advisory for baltimore city. midnight nepos for the next couple of days. the front arrives wednesday into thursday. >> thank you.
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>> good morning.
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4:00 p.m. today is the deadline to sign ray rice. the orioles aren't minneapolis this morning and open a series against the twins. they have lost jason hammel for four to six weeks, he is having knee surgery today. justin verlander may be the best pitcher in the game. chris davis strikes out. the tigers shut out the orioles. this course a run -- this scores a run. the big story yesterday, the major league debut of stephen johnson, the graduate of st. paul's high school. he gets don kelly and their use see dj.
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he left to a standing ovation. he did give up a home run to miguel cabrera. the orioles are shut out but are eight games back of the yankees. the yankees lost to the angels. t goes flying.lyi guess who gets it? spike lee. angels cool off the yankees. granderson with a tremendous catch. weaver is 11-1. for payment deadline for the ravens to sign ray rice to wait long term contract. if not, he will play under the
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franchise tag. 4000 kids and their parents. ray said he is optimistic that a deal will get done. this is troy madison from 59 feet away on 17. this eagle ties him with a sack johnson for the lead -- for zach johnson. check out zach johnson from the trap. he wins the john deere. this thing almost goes in. the major league debut of steve johnson. what a moment. >> thank you. this morning we asked -- how do you see the second half of the
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season playing out for the orioles? >> keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, get your comments anin. >> jason hammel will be a major blow to the team. eight teams a game and half out of the wild card. very tight. does that answer your question? i don't know. i don't know.
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>> fire destroys an apartment building in randallstown and leaves many families homeless. >>